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A full version of the iconic 555 livery was never raced by BAR in F1, although the team often replaced its Lucky Strike logos when it visited China. In 2004 it went all out with this design for Anthony Davidson's Friday running.
A full version of the iconic 555 livery was never raced by BAR in F1, although the team often replaced its Lucky Strike logos when it visited China. In 2004 it went all out with this design for Anthony Davidson's Friday running.
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McLaren brought its famous papaya orange design back at the start of 1997 between switching from its long-running red and white livery to the silver and black it would run for many years. The orange appeared again briefly for testing in 1998 and 2006.
McLaren brought its famous papaya orange design back at the start of 1997 between switching from its long-running red and white livery to the silver and black it would run for many years. The orange appeared again briefly for testing in 1998 and 2006.
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Ahead of its return to F1 for 2000, BMW ran Williams test cars in its iconic corporate colours during 1999.
Ahead of its return to F1 for 2000, BMW ran Williams test cars in its iconic corporate colours during 1999.
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A modern F1 Ferrari with no logos on it. At Monza in 2001 the team stripped its cars of all sponsors and painted the nose black as a mark of respect following the 9/11 attacks in New York.
A modern F1 Ferrari with no logos on it. At Monza in 2001 the team stripped its cars of all sponsors and painted the nose black as a mark of respect following the 9/11 attacks in New York.
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When Force India first took over Spyker at the end of 2007, it hit the track with this unraced livery for end-of-year testing.
When Force India first took over Spyker at the end of 2007, it hit the track with this unraced livery for end-of-year testing.
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Red Bull's 'drinks can' design has only appeared in F1 at the end of 2004, when it first took over and rebranded the Jaguar team for winter testing.
Red Bull's 'drinks can' design has only appeared in F1 at the end of 2004, when it first took over and rebranded the Jaguar team for winter testing.
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In 1986 the famous Marlboro McLaren livery was changed to yellow and white on (smoker) Keke Rosberg's car for the Portuguese GP.
In 1986 the famous Marlboro McLaren livery was changed to yellow and white on (smoker) Keke Rosberg's car for the Portuguese GP.
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Williams briefly interrupted a nine-year run of yellow engine covers with this white design for the early part of 1991.
Williams briefly interrupted a nine-year run of yellow engine covers with this white design for the early part of 1991.
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The Larrousse team started the 1994 season with green cars, quickly switched to the recognisable red and white quarters of Kronenbourg, but then by mid-season the green livery was back.
The Larrousse team started the 1994 season with green cars, quickly switched to the recognisable red and white quarters of Kronenbourg, but then by mid-season the green livery was back.
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Look closely, that's a Lotus 78 not running in its famous black and gold JPS colours. The cars were painted in the red of the main sponsor's parent company for the season finale in 1977.
Look closely, that's a Lotus 78 not running in its famous black and gold JPS colours. The cars were painted in the red of the main sponsor's parent company for the season finale in 1977.
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Spyker ran in day-glow orange during pre-season testing in 2007, before toning the vibrance down when the season started.
Spyker ran in day-glow orange during pre-season testing in 2007, before toning the vibrance down when the season started.
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Here are two liveries that were never raced! BAR launched its first F1 car with two different paint schemes in 1999, but the team was blocked from using them in racing, so it ran a half-and-half 'zipper' livery instead.
Here are two liveries that were never raced! BAR launched its first F1 car with two different paint schemes in 1999, but the team was blocked from using them in racing, so it ran a half-and-half 'zipper' livery instead.
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Ligier finished the 1993 season with this wacky 'art car' livery from its title sponsor.
Ligier finished the 1993 season with this wacky 'art car' livery from its title sponsor.
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Red Bull was allowed to run a white car for David Coulthard's final F1 race in 2008, supporting the Wings For Life charity.
Red Bull was allowed to run a white car for David Coulthard's final F1 race in 2008, supporting the Wings For Life charity.
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In its final days, the backmarker Forti team switched from yellow to white and green following a brief tie up with the mysterious Shannon Racing concern in 1996.
In its final days, the backmarker Forti team switched from yellow to white and green following a brief tie up with the mysterious Shannon Racing concern in 1996.
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Renault tipped its hat to its history over the winter of 2001-02 following its takeover of Benetton, briefly running in its famous yellow and white colours with no sponsors in testing.
Renault tipped its hat to its history over the winter of 2001-02 following its takeover of Benetton, briefly running in its famous yellow and white colours with no sponsors in testing.
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Red Bull caught the eye in 2015 with its 'CamoBull' design for testing. The team promised its actual livery would be a surprise as well when the season started - but it wasn't.
Red Bull caught the eye in 2015 with its 'CamoBull' design for testing. The team promised its actual livery would be a surprise as well when the season started - but it wasn't.
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When it wasn't trying to run cars in different colours or switching between cigarette brands in certain countries, BAR also used this smart design promoting its parent company in testing during its early existence.
When it wasn't trying to run cars in different colours or switching between cigarette brands in certain countries, BAR also used this smart design promoting its parent company in testing during its early existence.
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During a fallout with the Italian authorities, Enzo Ferrari declared his cars would not race in the country's national colours anymore, and his famous red machines ran in the blue and white of 'North American Racing Team' for the final two races of the 1964 season - with John Surtees becoming world champion.
During a fallout with the Italian authorities, Enzo Ferrari declared his cars would not race in the country's national colours anymore, and his famous red machines ran in the blue and white of 'North American Racing Team' for the final two races of the 1964 season - with John Surtees becoming world champion.
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During its identity change ahead of 2008, Force India ran a variety of liveries in testing, including this white and gold design.
During its identity change ahead of 2008, Force India ran a variety of liveries in testing, including this white and gold design.
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McLaren surprised many people by retaining its silver colours initially when it switched from Mercedes to Honda power for 2015. After a few races, this design was ditched for black and red.
McLaren surprised many people by retaining its silver colours initially when it switched from Mercedes to Honda power for 2015. After a few races, this design was ditched for black and red.
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Before Jordan switched to its famous gold colour scheme in 1996, its partnership with Benson
Before Jordan switched to its famous gold colour scheme in 1996, its partnership with Benson
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Movie tie-ups have been a regular 21st century theme for the Monaco Grand Prix, with Red Bull's Star Wars livery in 2005 one of the most dramatic.
Movie tie-ups have been a regular 21st century theme for the Monaco Grand Prix, with Red Bull's Star Wars livery in 2005 one of the most dramatic.
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Force India launched its 2017 VJM10 in this silver livery, running it in testing before switching to bright pink once the season started.
Force India launched its 2017 VJM10 in this silver livery, running it in testing before switching to bright pink once the season started.
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